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Migrant crisis 'a German problem' - Hungary's Orban

BBC News - ‎15 minutes ago‎
Hungary's leader says the migrant crisis facing Europe is a "German problem" since Germany is where those arriving in the EU "would like to go".
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Don't say good riddance to winter weather just yet

New Zealand Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
Winter may be officially over but do not expect sunshine and higher temperatures just yet. MetService meteorologist Georgina Griffiths said a cooler-than-usual September was expected for the entire country.
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China to cut 300000 soldiers, shift resources to sea and air

Washington Post - ‎53 minutes ago‎
BEIJING - At a military parade to mark the end of World War II on Thursday, President Xi Jinping announced that China will cut some 300,000 soldiers from the country's two-million strong armed forces, a move that would accelerate his campaign to ...
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Thailand arrests second foreign suspect in Bangkok blast probe

Ynetnews - ‎Sep 1, 2015‎
BANGKOK - Police hunting for the perpetrators of Thailand's deadliest bombing have arrested a second foreign suspect, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Tuesday.
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Migrant Boat Sinks Off Malaysia, 13 Dead

Voice of America - ‎1 hour ago‎
An overcrowded, wooden migrant boat has capsized in stormy seas off the coast of Malaysia, killing at least 13 people, according to Malaysian officials.
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Guatemalan president resigns after judge orders him to face corruption charges

Washington Post - ‎19 minutes ago‎
What a difference eleven days can make. A week and a half ago, Guatemala's embattled president Otto Pérez Molina defiantly refused to step down amid a rapidly widening corruption probe that had already claimed his vice president and more than a dozen ...
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Drowned toddler sparks fresh horror over Europe migrant crisis

DAWN.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
ISTANBUL: Heart-rending pictures of a toddler's lifeless body washed ashore on a Turkish beach sparked horror on Wednesday as the cost of Europe's growing refugee crisis hit home.
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8 die in Paris apartment block fire

Arab News - ‎14 hours ago‎
DEADLY BLAZE: Firefighter battle flames during a fire at an apartment building in the north of Paris on Wednesday. (AFP). AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE.
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#StandUpIndia: trade unions are a part of the solution, not the problem

Catch News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Industrialists feel that unionisation is a restrictive practice. It leads to a slowdown of growth. The amendments. Trade unions agree there is a need to refresh labour laws.
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Residents tried to save screaming neighbours in Palmerston North house fire

New Zealand Herald - ‎5 hours ago‎
Residents were among those who tried to save their screaming neighbours from a fatal house fire which is believed to have claimed the lives of an adult and child.

Hundreds of Kiwis pledge to help refugees

New Zealand Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
A family walks the final few kilometers through fields towards the Macedonian border to have their papers processed before crossing.
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UN Security Council inaction on Syria 'past unacceptable' says Murray McCully

New Zealand Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Foreign Minister Murray McCully says the Security Council's inability to get a resolution to the conflict in Syria is "past unacceptable" and more should be done.
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Maurice Williamson apologises for offensive speech

Stuff.co.nz - ‎6 hours ago‎
National MP Maurice Williamson has unreservedly apologised for causing offence during a speech in which he showed pictures of nearly-naked women and made references to sex acts.
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Air New Zealand boss Christopher Luxon: 'We don't lose to Australia at home'

New Zealand Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Air NZ CEO Christopher Luxon believes Air NZ can cope with the competition by playing its own game, offering bigger planes and its loyalty scheme.
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Iwi drop legal action over housing land

New Zealand Herald - ‎7 hours ago‎
Auckland iwi will have right of first refusal to develop houses on Crown land - and have secured an agreement that 40 per cent of construction will be social or affordable housing.

IAG chief Jacki Johnson is New Zealand's top dollar executive

Stuff.co.nz - ‎5 hours ago‎
Most news reports gave the top honour for the 2014 financial year to ANZ chief executive David Hisco, whose pay packet came to $4.22 million.
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Uptake of Briscoe's offer was low, says Kathmandu.

Stuff.co.nz - ‎6 hours ago‎
Outdoor clothing company Kathmandu says an unsolicited takeover bid from Briscoe group appears to have been spurned by most of Kathmandu's big shareholders.
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XONZ: Kiwis to get early taste of new Halo, Tomb Raider, Forza and other ...

Stuff.co.nz - ‎11 hours ago‎
Kiwi gamers will get the chance to play the latest upcoming Xbox games at an event in Auckland later this month. Fans can play the latest versions Halo 5: Guardians, Rise of the Tomb Raider, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege, Forza Motorsport 6 and Lego ...

How to get the best out of Netflix

Stuff.co.nz - ‎13 hours ago‎
Kiwis have had their own version of Netflix for about six months, but there are a lot of tricks to make the experience better. Here's several ways to tweak Netflix to improve your viewing.
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Apple wants to guide your news consumption with News app

Firstpost - ‎6 hours ago‎
Apple wants to be a central part of how you consume news. The iPhone maker has forged partnerships with CNN, National Geographic and others - more than 50 companies so far, representing hundreds of outlets.
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Wellington's Mt Victoria Tunnel to be painted a "calming" shade of green

Stuff.co.nz - ‎7 hours ago‎
A green, black and white paint job is expected to create a "fresh, appealing and calming" driving experience in Wellington's Mt Victoria Tunnel.
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Jono and Ben ahead of bouncy castle lake crossing schedule

Stuff.co.nz - ‎7 hours ago‎
Jono Pryor and Ben Boyce with their bucket list aboard their bouncy castle in Lake Taupo. Jono Pryor and Ben Boyce have ticked another item of their bouncy castle crossing of Lake Taupo bucket list.
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Azealia Banks blasts Nicki Minaj, Miley Cyrus, Taylor Swift

Times of India - ‎1 hour ago‎
Rapper Azealia Banks blasted singers Nicki Minaj, Miley Cyrus and Taylor Swift when she weighed in on their feud on Twitter. READ: Azealia Banks accuses Australian audiences of being 'violent' · Listen to Azealia Banks on Gaana.
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Seal shows up at Middlemore Hospital

Stuff.co.nz - ‎12 hours ago‎
Raw footage from Middlemore hospital where a seal has rocked up outside the children's ward this morning. A seal has turned up on the doorstep at Middlemore Hospital in south Auckland.
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Maori artist Manos Nathan dies

Radio New Zealand - ‎6 hours ago‎
Renowned Maori artist Manos Nathan has died after a 10-month struggle with leukaemia. He was 67. Manos Nathan. Photo: Supplied. Mr Nathan, of Ngapuhi, Te Roroa and Ngati Whatua descent, was the leaser of the Maori ceramic movement, and ...
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Rugby: Guildford cops four-week ban

New Zealand Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Zac Guildford playing on the wing for Hawkes Bay in the ITM Cup. Photo / Getty. Hawkes Bay winger Zac Guildford has been banned for four weeks in the ITM Cup after pleading guilty for a lifting tackle last weekend.
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Dominic George: Chance no one will be satisfied with flag

New Zealand Herald - ‎9 hours ago‎
The limited choice of flags means people can't vote for the silver fern on black - our version of the Canadian maple leaf. I'm' still the only person I know to have been kicked out of kindergarten.
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Kiwi boats poised to chase medals after Olympic qualification sealed

Stuff.co.nz - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Zoe McBride will be aiming for gold in the women's lightweight single scull final at the world championships. Gold medals now beckon for a number of New Zealand boats at the rowing world championships in France after the first set of Olympic spots were ...

There are about 3000000000000 trees in the world, study says

TVNZ - ‎6 hours ago‎
A study involving New Zealand researchers has found there are more than three trillion trees in the world - about eight times the number previously estimated.
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Rena debris wash up on to Bay beaches

New Zealand Herald - ‎13 hours ago‎
Plastic beads have been spotted amongst other ocean debris washed up along Papamoa beaches. Photo / Supplied. Concerns have been raised after plastic beads and timber were found washed ashore along the Bay of Plenty coastline.
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LA City Hall buzz: Backyard beekeeping should be legalized

Los Angeles Times - ‎15 hours ago‎
Los Angeles lawmakers voted Wednesday in favor of making backyard beekeeping legal in the city, part of a growing urban reaction to the dwindling honeybee population.
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3000-year-old pottery unearthed in Papua New Guinea

Business Standard - ‎2 hours ago‎
A team of Australian archaeologists has unearthed 3,000-years old pottery in a remote location in the rugged highlands of Papua New Guinea.

Vaccinating mums key to fighting whooping cough – experts

3News NZ - ‎4 hours ago‎
For parents, there are few things more distressing than seeing a child with whooping cough. Four babies died during the country's last epidemic three years ago.
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'Great concern' at anti-immunisation messages getting through to parents

TVNZ - ‎14 hours ago‎
Experts are warning that more children could die of preventable illnesses unless parents receive greater encouragement to vaccinate them.

An egg a day is now okay

New Zealand Herald - ‎11 hours ago‎
Good news for egg lovers who were previously concerned that the cholesterol found in eggs may raise their blood cholesterol levels.
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32 solutions for when you can't sleep

Stuff.co.nz - ‎12 hours ago‎
Don't stress if you can't sleep - that will just make your insomnia worse. It's oh, I don't know, 3 o'clock in the freaking morning, and I'm lying in bed, staring at the ceiling and wanting to cry with frustration.
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